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>> this is al jazeera america, live from new york. i am jonathan betz. [ music ] >> a day of prayer and reflexion for nelson mandela. services are held in south africa and half a world away in the u.s. to honor his legacy. >> linennon comes krarning down >> peace keepers in the central contr control. >> massive problems in the midwest, a big winter storm pushes towards the east coast. [ music ] >> we begin tonight with a national day of prayer for the man called south africa's greatest son, nelson mandela was the topic in pulpits around the world today. services of all face honored the former president. a steady flow of more thurners candles and stood with others praying for the civil rights leader. there were scenes like this across sfrikdz today. more now from al jazeera nick schifrin. >> nelson mandela talked about a rainbo nation. his struggle wasn't on behalf of black south africans but on behalf of all segregated and humiliated by racist rulers. >> nelson mandela wanted to build a nation united in diversity. citizens of all races and religion say mandela created that had unity
>> this is al jazeera america live from new york. i'm jonathan betz with today's top stories. [ singing ] >> south africa begins its farewell to legendary freedom fighter nelson mandela with a day of prey and reflection. >> south korea expands its air defense zone raising tensions in asia >> and the heartland takes a hit from storms. today it's headed for the east coast [ ♪ music ] >> remembering nelson mandela. today was a day of national reflection. there was no bigger church or congregation than the people at the catholic church in south africa. [ singing ] >> the sounds of soweto, of a nation on what is not just another sunday. [ singing ] >> the congregation of the biggest catholic church in this largely christian country celebrates nelson mandela in song and prayer. similar services in all faiths are held across south africa in a day of reflection. >> we gather here to thank god for his life. we thank god for the blessing he bestowed on this world through the life of madiba. >> this church holds a special place in the history of antiapartheid movement. it was a sanct
>>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm jonathan betz in new york. investigators ascertaining for what went wrong after a deadly train derailment in new york. the first in decades. >> we lost four new yorkers this morning. we have 11 critically injured who are still in the hospitals, and i would ask all new yorkers to remember them in your prayers tonight. >> ukraine has seen a large protest as the orange revolution nine years ago. >> and the leader of protests in thailand is calling for a national strike and tells the prime minister she must resign. >> tonight rescuers in new york city are uprighting toppled train cars, searching for more victims in the deadly train crash. the train derailed in the bronx on the way to manhattan. at least four are dead. there are 63 confirmed injuries. 11 are listed in critical condition. >> al jazeera's kilmeny duchardt is live at the scene. what is the latest on the investigation? >> tonight, on this very chilly night, firefighters, police, crews and the mtsb are combing through every part of the scene down there right now, looking at the tr
sectors. sow how many people can walk through in 30 minutes. jonathan bets has the question suching american students, and news anchors next on al jazeera america. >> this isn't a new channel, this is a watershed moment in media for america. >> this entire region is utterly devastated. >> people our here are struggling. >> the fire jumped the highway we took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> start with one issue ad guests on all sides of the debate. and a host willing to ask the tough questions and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story next only on al jazeera america new test scores show american students just aren't making the grade. the study compares u.s. teens to piers in other countries. >> not a big surprise, but also not encouraging.
and easier to get. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom has the story you will only see on abc7 news. >> tyrone has spent hours in rooms like this one wearing head bones and lessening to faint tones made by a big machine. >> i have been wearing hearing aids since in elementary school. >> that might be one were the last times he does this because it isn't a hearing clinic, it's a start-up this you can order online and set up at home. >> we plan to offer an alternative to what's out there. >> he knows all about what is out there. he found the the company that created lyric, the tiny hearing aid you wear all the time. now a new device, i-hear that costs a few hundred dollars instead of a few of several thousands. >> making it more affordable. >> you plug into a website. early test subjects say they like it a lot better than the big ones. >> i hear the fluorescent lights, i here the computers, i hear your watch, i hear everything. >> the parts inside the device are incredibly small. under the microscope you see on the screen the image of the circuit so tiny it's about the advertise of a grain of di
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to jonathan hunt with details. his is it getting ugly. never heard of this chef before. >> huge star. host of "the taste" on abc and used to an entirely different type of grilling than the one chev is getting in court in london the past couple of days. asked again and again today about her admitted cocaine use, she said, quote, i would rather be on it. and explain about the drug usage but i wanted to make sure i wasn't going to be bullied and talk about an incident that took place in a humiliating place. that's the incident with her husband, who was caught on camera choking her outside a london restaurant. he claimed he was looking for traces of cocaine up her nose. she said in court he was not examining me for cocaine. that's a story he made into clear his name. they are now, not surprisingly, divorced. >> this case had nothing to do with the divorce. >> this is actually about two assistants. accused of spending a million dollars that wasn't there belonging to the chef and her husband, on expensive vacations, hotel rooms. those are the two assistants. what does this have to do with cocain
and potentially quite a power struggle. jonathan hunt is with us on the news deck. i was reading about this. what struck me was how much they were saying about very private and personal matters, something i've never seen then north koreans do. >> this was a very public firing. there have been plenty of what communist party watchers like to call purges, incidents of officials being thrown out in the past, but none as public or humiliating as this one. look at these photographs published on state tv. they show the uncle literally thrown out of a communist party meeting, and those photographs came along with a long statement read on behalf of the government, by state television, reporters, the statement said, in part, that jung song had been kicked out because, quote, he had improper relations with several women and was wined and dined in back rooms of luxury restaurants, ideologically sick and eyesle. he used funds and squandered foreign currency. what is not known is how kim jong-un has decided to do with his uncle. is he just removed and going to live a quiet, private, and hopefully peaceful life
many of them raise their voices now, not on how many times the president does. let's go to jonathan martin, covering today's protest in new york. last year, 200 fast food workers held a one day strike at more than 20 restaurants here. are we expecting something like that today. >> it really remains to be seen just how significant, how large this protest will be. this all started and it has grown from a year ago with just a few fast food workers walking out in new york. this restaurant is open for business, people going in and out. a year ago in august, there were 500 people who protested outside of this mcdonald's. not all of them were fast food workers. we could see that today. organizers say it has grown bigger, expanding to 100 cities, smaller cities, so they feel like their movement has certainly grown. this latest wave of protests or planned protests started yesterday here in new york and about five other cities with one particular group, moveon.org delivering petitions in some five cities. >> you can work full time here and not support yourself, much less a family. here we are
jonathan martin. >>> the golfer jason dufner really wants to watch the championship game against missouri. only problem he's playing in tiger woods golf tournament. he took to twitter and tweeted i petition the event to play 36 holes thursday and friday so i can watch my beloved auburn play for the s.e.c. championship. tiger's response, petition denied. looks like dufner will need two caddies. one to carry his clubs, one to carry a giant tv. >> i love him for his passion for the sport, for golf, not football. >> i like the dear mr. tiger woods part of the tweet. >> sucking up works. >> dear mr. chris cuomo. >> petition denied. good for tiger. >>> we're now at the top of the hour which means it's time for the top news. >> when i heard about the speed, i gulped. it sort of takes your breath away. >> out of control, the train that derailed in new york was traveling close to three times the speed limit. we'll look at what new evidence could mean. >> new this hour, final moments, video of the crash that killed paul walker and new details in the investigation as his co-star vin diesel speaks to
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